2018 ASYO Audition Excerpts


2018 Audition Requirements for all ASYO Ensembles:

  • A brief solo (approx. 1-4 minutes) of your choice

  • STRINGS: Please prepare ONE of the listed orchestra excerpts.

  • WINDS: Please prepare both excerpts.

  • BRASS: Please prepare excerpt No. 1 OR both excerpts 2 and 3.

  • PERCUSSION: Please prepare ALL orchestra excerpts that you can.

  • Sight-reading

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Violin

  • Balmages: Hey Fiddle Fiddle – Measure 55 – End
  • Leyden: Serenade for String Orchestra – Mvmt 1 – Rehearsal A – End
  • Berlioz: Hungarian March – Violin 2 – Measure – 48-75
  • Berlioz: Hungarian March – Violin 1 – Measure – 48-75

Violin.pdf


Viola

  • Balmages: Hey Fiddle Fiddle – Measure 55 – End
  • Leyden: Serenade for String Orchestra – Mvmt 1 – Rehearsal A – End
  • Berlioz: Hungarian March – Measure 48-75

Viola.pdf


Cello

  • Balmages: Hey Fiddle Fiddle – Measure 24 – 41
  • Leyden: Serenade for String Orchestra – Mvmt 1 – Rehearsal A – End
  • Berlioz: Hungarian March – Rehearsal 3 – 5

Cello.pdf


Bass

  • Balmages: Hey Fiddle Fiddle – Measure 24 – 41
  • Leyden: Serenade for String Orchestra – Mvmt 1 – Rehearsal A – End
  • Berlioz: Hungarian March – Rehearsal 3 – 5

Bass.pdf


Flute

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole – Movment 4 – 5 after L to Fermata
  • Bizet: L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2 – Movement 3 – Opening to D

Flute.pdf


Oboe

  • Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 – Mvmt 2 – Measure 8-3 before letter B
  • Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 – Opening to measure 20

Oboe.pdf


Clarinet

  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 – Movement 2 – Measure before D to two measures before E
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole – Movement 1 – C to the End

Clarinet.pdf


Bassoon

  • Nielsen: Wind Quintet – Movement 1 – Opening to Measure 5
  • Mussorgsky/Ravel: Picutres at an Exhibition – Movement 4 – Measures 1-8

Bassoon.pdf


Trumpet

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles(arr. Isaac) – Opening to 1
  • Gerswhin: An American in Paris – Pickup to rehearsal 57 – one measure before rehearsal 58
  • Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3 – Offstage trumpet

Trumpet.pdf


Horn

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles(arr. Isaac) – Rehearsal 2 – 4
  • Strauss : Don Juan – 17 Measure before O to P
  • Weber: Der Freischutz – Horn 2 – Measure 10-25

Horn.pdf


Trombone

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles(arr. Isaac) – Opening to Rehearsal 3
  • Mahler: Symphony no. 3 Movement 1 – 2 measures after 13 to 10 after 14
  • Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis – H – I

Trombone.pdf


Tuba

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles(arr. Isaac) – Rehearsal 1-4
  • Bruckner: Symphony no. 4 – Mvmt 1 – Rehearsal I-K
  • Mahler: Symphony no. 2 – Mvmt 4 – measure 379-402

Tuba.pdf


Percussion

  • Snare Drum: John S. Pratt, Gladstone Cadets; Top – 16
  • Snare Drum: John Philip Sousa, The Stars and Stripes Forever; Top – Trio
  • Snare Drum: Prokofiev, Lt. Kijé
  • Glockenspiel: John Williams, Harry Potter Symphonic Suite; Top – 16
  • Xylophone: Williams, The Cowboys Overture; 34 – 38
  • Cymbals: Tchaikovsky, Romeo and Juliet Overture
  • Triangle: Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 2; #10 La Garde Montante
  • Tambourine: Bizet, Carmen Suite No. 2; #11 Danse Bohême

Percussion.pdf